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Gaultheria  depressa Hook.f.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  depressa Hook.f. 
SynonymsGaultheria antipoda var. depressa (Hook.f.) Hook.f.
 Gaultheria depressa var. novae-zelandiae D.A.Franklin
Territory New ZealandAntipodean Is.
grassland and thickets
Description leaves oval-orbiculate, dark green, denticulate, ciliate, abaxially reddish, flowers small, solitary, pendent, urceolate, berry large, red, spherical
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca-
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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